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Scots have many reasons to smile

By Al Dymock AT post-match press conferences, stats sheets are handed out by busy looking officials. You get the certified breakdown of what happened during the game and you can…

John Barclay on the attack for Scotland in last season's clash with France

Scotland v France: the preview

by Katie Field, Rugby World writer When Scotland last ran out at Murrayfield, three weeks ago, they were the favourites to beat a rebuilt England side. But the unthinkable happened…

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Wales v Scotland: The Preview

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor TWO YEARS ago this fixture delivered arguably the most dramatic finish in any Six Nations match, Shane Williams’s last-minute try securing a 31-24…

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Jenkins and Lydiate return for Wales

WALES welcome back Gethin Jenkins and Dan Lydiate for their RBS 6 Nations fixture against Scotland on Sunday, and have made a total of three changes to their starting XV.…

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Same old problems for Scotland

By Alan Dymock The Auld Enemy came and an old problem reared its ugly head. Scotland had a huge amount of possession but could not convert that into points. The…

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Lancaster’s England in for a rocky ride

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer Stuart Lancaster’s fresh-faced England side will attempt to beat Scotland at Murrayfield for the first time since 2004 on Saturday, but although the visitors…

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Scotland name team to face England

EDINBURGH WING Lee Jones will win his first cap for Scotland in their opening RBS 6 Nations game against England on Saturday at Murrayfield. Jones is the only uncapped player…

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Cullen to captain Ireland against Scotland

Venue: Murrayfield, Date: Saturday 6 August, Kick-off: 1415 BST Coverage: Live on BBC2, BBC Radio Scotland, Radio Ulster and BBC Sport website LEO CULLEN will captain Ireland in their first World…

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Rennie makes first start for Scotland

ROSS RENNIE will make his first start for Scotland against Ireland on Saturday at Murrayfield as he bids for a place in Andy Robinson’s 30-man World Cup squad. The Edinburgh…